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After experimenting with afternoon cards at its current meet, Evangeline Downs will revert this week to a nighttime racing schedule. Racing will now be held Thursdays through Sunday with a post time of 6:45 p.m. Central. . . . Fastness, winner of the 1995 and 1996 Eddie Read Handicap, and Flying Pidgeon, winner of the Hollywood Invitational Handicap in 1986, will stand at C & R Horse Farm in Milmay, N.J., for the 2006 breeding season. Both had previously stood in Pennsylvania.